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Manufacturing Assembly Operator

Competitive Permanent Blackbushe, Yateley, Hampshire Closing date: 31/11/2021

From the Mariana Trench, the deepest point on earth, to surging shorelines and anywhere in-between, we make the impossible possible through our continuous passion for innovation. That innovation comes from our greatest asset: our people.

Our people design, engineer and manufacture technologies that are enabling our customers to discover, navigate, measure, detect and communicate in the toughest environment on earth: Our oceans.

We’ve been actively developing the technology to make the oceans accessible for nearly 50 years and we’re only just getting started…

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a Manufacturing Assembly Operator to build the full range of Sonardyne’s products within recommended assembly build times and ensuring the highest level of quality standards throughout the production process.

Your responsibilities:

  • To assemble the constituent parts of the products from pcb level through sub assembly to finished units, following Company engineering drawings. (In-house pcb level assembly is limited with the majority of pcb’s being externally supplied).
  • To understand and build to wiring schedules, using appropriate meters, where required, to check assembled work.
  • To highlight any specification or design error through the Cell Co-ordinators or Departmental Manager or directly with the Production Engineering team.
  • To ensure all activities are completed in accordance with current Quality System procedures and standards and, wherever possible, within recommended times specified on the Company ERP system.
  • To raise the appropriate levels of non-conformance reports ie Observation Reports, Engineering Change requests etc in compliance with the Company Quality System requirements and Departmental guidelines.
  • To establish effective working relations with all departments, ie Production Engineering, Stores, Quality etc to ensure maximum co-operation for the timely resolution of assembly related issues.
  • To provide assistance and support to other Assembly staff when requested, to complete specific activities.
  • To understand and follow all Manufacturing Department administrative procedures and maintain records via the systems provided.
  • To understand and use Company IT resources, ie Intranet, ERP system in support of day-to-day activities such as part enquiries, stock search, etc.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

Essential:

  • Able to read and interpret Engineering drawings
  • Previous manufacturing assembly experience, including soldering and crimping
  • Proven ability to use production equipment, ie soldering irons, crimps, etc
  • Surface mount experience would be desirable but not essential unless specially required
  • IT literate
  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Personal drive and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Communication skills: Written and verbal
  • Good manual dexterity
Ready to join our energetic, forward thinking team…?
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